Researchers seek simple Alzheimer's test
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Twice in six months, Bobbie Wilburn walked home from the grocery store because her car had been stolen.
It hadn't. She just couldn't remember where she parked.
Those incidents and others in an escalating series of memory lapses and questionable judgment calls led the family to take away Wilburn's car keys, disconnect her oven and stove, and eventually decide that she could no longer live alone safely, said her daughter Barrie Page Hill of Arlington, Texas. Wilburn, 79, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease about six years ago, now lives with Hill's family and... read more